Talking Time Blog

Meet Rachel Hammond

How long have you been with DWSP? I started work as a Senior Occupational Therapist in the DWSP team just over a year ago. In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role at DWSP My role at DWSP involves a clinical case list working as an Occupational Therapist, supporting our clients and families…

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Meet Julianne

How long have you been with DWSP? Since the very beginning, back in 2006 when the practice was just Dee on her own.   I was on maternity leave at the time, so I helped out occasionally when she needed an extra pair of hands. That gradually grew over the last 12 years to the…

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Meet Bridget Hall

How long have you been with DWSP? I’ve been working in the DWSP team for 2 and a half years. In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role at DWSP I’m a speech pathologist and I work with children of all ages. I thoroughly enjoy working with preschool children.  I work in both…

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Meet Rebecca Black

 How long have you been working with DWSP? I have been working at DWSP for 3 and a half years In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role at DWSP I work as an Occupational Therapist. Many people don’t really know what that is or just think that it involves playing games all day long! My…

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Meet Roxanne

Roxanne is a Speech Pathologist based at our Thornbury rooms and also working in several schools.  She enjoys supporting upper primary and secondary students in the school based setting.   How long have you been with DWSP? I have been part of the DWSP team for almost 3 years.    In a couple of sentences,…

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Conquering the Poos and Wees – Top Tips from the Professionals

Our Occupational Therapist, Rachel Hammond, checked in to give us some top tips for toilet training our little ones. Rachel says: Toilet training can be a really tricky time and achieving clean and dry can be a challenge for so many of our little people. Understanding your child’s current toilet routines and putting in place…

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One Family’s Story After 12 months of NDIS Funding.

One of the families we work with has elected to have services provided by DWSP through the National Disability Insurance Scheme and here is their story: This family initially came to us while their child (Zee) was undergoing an assessment for a diagnosis of Autism. At the same time, they were approached by the NDIA…

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Welcome Rachel Hammond

We’re very excited to officially welcome the latest addition to the DWSP team! Rachel Hammond joins DWSP as an Occupational Therapist drawing on her extensive background with a ride range of children and adults, including patients with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Global Development Delay, sensory processing issues and motor…

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary NDIS! A Review of the Year

The rollout, the reflection and relationships. The City of Darebin was one of the first Local Government Areas to be a part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) national roll-out beginning 1 July 2016. As an established private practice located in Darebin, with a strong reputation for supporting clients with complex needs, we were…

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Meet Dani (Front Reception, Thornbury)

Dani’s will probably be the first smile you see when you enter our Thornbury clinic behind our reception desk. We asked her a few questions so you can get to know her a bit better!   What is your role at Dee Wardrop Speech Pathology? My main hat is running reception and administration support. I…

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